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Undergraduate Admissions

Transfer Students

Transfer to UMass Amherst

Every year, we welcome more than 1,500 transfer students to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Transfer students are a highly valued group of students in our community, with each student bringing various experiences and perspectives to campus.

As a transfer student, your journey towards your degree has already begun and we look forward to helping you take the next step on your path to achieving your goals at UMass Amherst! We understand the process of transferring may seem like a mountainous task and we are here to make it as easy as possible.

Connect With Us

We can't wait to meet you! Our admissions counselors, student tour guides, and academic partners are eager to answer your questions and guide you through the admissions process. 

Summer 2022 Virtual Drop-In Hours 

Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m. – noon, and 1 – 3 p.m. (ET)
Transfer admissions counselors continue to be available to meet with students in a virtual setting only. We will not be physically available to meet on campus. This option is intended for general questions about transferring to UMass Amherst. If you have questions specific to your academic history, including transfer credits, please make an appointment with your transfer counselor.

Virtual Transfer Admissions Advising Appointments 

Schedule an appointment with your transfer counselor who will help you each step of the way through the admissions process.

 

Find Your Path

 

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transfer navigator

How many credits will you need to graduate from UMass Amherst? See which credits you can transfer, and how they will apply to to your degree. 

 

How to Apply

Students who are completing an approved associate degree at a Massachusetts community college may be eligible to apply through the MassTransfer program. Other transfer students should apply through the Common Application.

The Common Application and MassTransfer application will be available:

  • Mid-August for spring 2023

  • December for fall 2023

Important Dates and Deadlines

November5

Spring Application Deadline (Priority)

March1

FAFSA Priority Deadline

March1

Fall Application Deadline (Selective Majors)

April15

Fall Application Deadline (Final)

Choosing a Major

You are required to select an intended major, as well as choose an additional major of interest. We have nearly 100 to choose from, as well as a program to build your own major!

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transfer spotlight

Transfer Spotlight shines a light on people, places, and programs throughout the UMass campus that offer resources and support to help transfer students succeed.

 

 

Admissions representatives are here to assist you! Please reach out if you cannot find the answer to your question on our website. General questions about the undergraduate admissions process can be directed to our general email or our main phone line at (413) 545-0222.

You can also fill out this form to schedule an appointment with one of our transfer counselors.

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Admissions counselor Amanda Haskins sits in a light filled, modern space in the Studio Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts

Amanda Burrage

Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Amanda if you are NOT from a Massachusetts community college and your last name begins with O-Z.

Admissions counselor Morgan Donovan-Hall stands in the Marriott Center balcony at the University of Massachusetts

Morgan Donovan-Hall

Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Morgan if you are a current student at one of the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Bunker Hill
  • MassBay 
  • Roxbury
Transfer admissions counselor standing with hand on hip in front of window overlooking the UMass campus

Jacqueline Duca

Associate Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Jacqueline if you are a current student at one of the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Middlesex
  • Northern Essex
  • North Shore

or if you are NOT from a Massachusetts community college and your last name begins with A-G.

Admissions counselor Rosalee Scannell sits on a boulder near a brick building on the University of Massachusetts campus

Rosalee Scannell

Associate Director of MassTransfer Admissions

Contact Rosalee if you are a current student at one of the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Berkshire 
  • Holyoke 
  • Greenfield 
  • Springfield
Admissions counselor Kevin Vandevelde stands in the modern interior of the Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts

Kevin Van Develde

Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Kevin if you are a current student at the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Bristol
  • Cape Cod
  • Massasoit
  • Mount Wachusett
  • Quinsigamond

OR if you are NOT from a Massachusetts community college and your last name begins with H-N.